Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile CVE-2019-1314 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability



Date Discovered

October 8, 2019


Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile is prone to a local security-bypass vulnerability. A local attacker can leverage this issue to bypass certain security restrictions and perform unauthorized actions.

Technologies Affected

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Allow only trusted individuals to have user accounts and local access to the resources.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.



Yuval Ron, Amichai Shulman, and Eli Biham of Technion - Israel Institue of Technology

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